Looking to expand the reach of your Wi-Fi? A mesh system can help.

A system to expand your home’s Wi-Fi reach.

Unlike a traditional Wi-Fi network that relies on a single router, a mesh Wi-Fi system use multiple access points, ensuring reliable connectivity in every corner of your home–up to several thousand square feet or more. With Mesh Wi-Fi, you’ll get consistent coverage down the hall, upstairs, or even in the backyard.

A diagram of a home that’s blanketed with Wi-Fi coverage.

Expand your Wi-Fi coverage with Mesh.

Reduce dead zones.

Blanket your home in fast, reliable Wi-Fi that limits dead zones and buffering.

Blanket your home in fast, reliable Wi-Fi that eliminates dead zones and buffering.

Installs easily.

Most Mesh solutions work with T-Mobile Home Internet gateway and are ready to go with minimal configuration.

Most Mesh solutions work with T-Mobile Home Internet gateway and are ready to go with minimal configuration.

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What is Mesh Wi-Fi?

Mesh Wi-Fi is an advancement beyond Wi-Fi extenders, as it employs mesh technology to establish a broader Wi-Fi coverage throughout a space. This is achieved by linking two or more devices that operate as beacons, enveloping an expanded area in their wireless signal.

Do I need to be tech-savvy to set up a Mesh Wi-Fi system?

Setting up a Mesh Wi-Fi system is intended to be a hassle-free and uncomplicated process. Typically, these systems include a user-friendly application that provides a step-by-step guide to help you complete the setup with ease. https://www.t-mobile.com/support/home-internet/connect/google-nest-wifi-router.

Can I still use my existing Wi-Fi router with a Mesh Wi-Fi system?

It depends on the specific Mesh Wi-Fi system you're using. Some systems require you to use their specific router, while others allow you to use your existing router or replace an existing router’s Wi-Fi network. You should check the product specifications before purchasing a Mesh Wi-Fi system to see if your existing router is compatible.

What is the difference between Mesh Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi extender?

A Wi-Fi extender, also known as a range extender, is a device that amplifies and rebroadcasts the Wi-Fi signal from your router to extend its range. This means that the Wi-Fi extender relies on your router’s network name and password and simply repeats the signal to extend coverage. Wi-Fi extenders can be useful in smaller spaces or where there are only a few dead spots, but they have limited range and capacity. They can also create multiple networks with different names and passwords, which can be confusing for users.

On the other hand, a Mesh-network uses multiple nodes or access points to create a single, seamless Wi-Fi network that covers a larger area. Each node in the mesh network communicates with the others to provide coverage and to ensure a strong and reliable signal throughout the entire network. Mesh networks are designed to be scalable, so you can add more nodes as needed to expand coverage. They can also prioritize traffic and provide better overall performance compared to Wi-Fi extenders.

Read more about Mesh Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi extenders here.

Do I need a mesh Wi-Fi router?

For homes with an area of 3,000 square feet or more, particularly with areas where the Wi-Fi signal is weak, such as busy rooms located far from the main router, a Mesh-network is the ideal solution. A Mesh-network is also recommended for smaller homes with obstacles that can interfere with Wi-Fi signals or where the internet gateway is in a corner far from other rooms.

How many routers/points do I need for my Mesh Wi-Fi system?

The number of devices/points you'll need depends on the size of your home and the shape of your living space. Generally, in addition to a base device, one satellite device is needed for every additional 1,500 square feet of living space.

How do I know if a Mesh Wi-Fi system is right for me?

If you're experiencing dead zones or weak Wi-Fi signals in your home, or if you have a large floor plan or multiple floors, a Mesh Wi-Fi system may be the solution you're looking for. It's also a good choice for homes with obstacles that can affect Wi-Fi signals.